Queueing Theory

Katie BarryAn article in today’s Wall Street Journal discusses the importance of queueing theory in innovation – in this case keeping product pipelines flowing in order to not be bogged down...
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The Red Zone

Jack HippleWhat is the red zone? In American football over the past ten years it has come to mean the last 20 yards to go before a touchdown–the 20 yard line of the opposing team. Why is this important?...
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Resources for TRIZ

Message: 1181Posted by: NewBeePosted on: Wednesday, 12th December 2007 I'm in Six Sigma and would very much like to learn about TRIZ but I have no earthly idea where to start.  Are there any...
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40 Inventive Principles with Applications in Education

Introduction Recent TRIZ research has resulted in extending TRIZ applications into non-technical areas. The Contradiction Matrix and corresponding 40 Principles have found applications in several areas,...
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40 Inventive Principles in Customer Satisfaction Enhancement

By Gennady RetseptorContinuing to search for non-technical applications of 40 Inventive Principles in various spheres, preferably those related to Quality Management, the author presents his collection...
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Non-linear Problem Solving

Michael S. SlocumWe are accustomed to solving problems using a linear two-step process. This process is as simple as problem » solution. Our psychological bias is the foundation for our ability...
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Application of Crawler Effect in Construction

By: Abram Teplitskiy, Roustem Kourmaev Abram Teplitskiy, Ph.D., Scientific Consultant Roustem Kourmaev, President Advanced Technologies International, Inc., Richardson, TX tepl@sbcglobal.net We continue...
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Review: Asit On-line Training

By Drs. Ellen Domb and Michael Slocum This is the first time that the TRIZ Journal has had a review article about training. I was asked why I was doing this-doesn’t it just publicize my competition?...
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Welcome to the November 2008 Issue of the TRIZ Journal!

By Katie Barry, Marco de Carvalho, Ellen Domb and Paul FilmoreThis month’s unofficial theme is time – the past, present and future are all represented. A timeline of the development of TRIZ, TRIZ...
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